Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Mayo Clinic, a Trusted Source for Online Health Information

Mayo Clinic, a Trusted Source for Online Health Information

Mayo Clinic, a Trusted Source for Online Health Information

The Mayo Clinic, based in Rochester, Minnesota with satellite locations in Arizona and Florida, is renowned for its clinical expertise.  Regularly found at or near the top of the U.S. News and World Reports' (USNWR) rankings of American hospitals, the Mayo Clinic's clinical excellence spans many medical specialties.  In the latest (22-23) USNWR rankings, it rated as the best hospital in the nation and ranked in the top 10 nationally in 14 adult specialty areas:
  • Cancer:  #3
  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery:  #2
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology:  #1
  • Ear, Nose & Throat:  #6
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery:  #1
  • Geriatrics:  #4
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery:  #6
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology:  #2
  • Orthopedics:  #2
  • Psychiatry:  #7
  • Pulmonology & Lung Surgery:  #1
  • Rehabilitation:  #6
  • Rheumatology:  #4
  • Urology:  #1
  • See ranking details
While known for its clinical expertise, the Mayo Clinic is an excellent source of quality online health information.  Of course, when you visit the website for The Mayo Clinic, you may be prompted to schedule an appointment, but don't hesitate to click around and learn something. You can also subscribe to their first-rate health magazines, and you can order books on special health topics. But best of all, you can spend hours searching and learning about the leading edge of healthcare, most of it available for free.

As a website visitor, you can find a broad range of quality, free searchable information, including:
and assorted publications, some of which can be read for free:
Plus, you can find health content that you can license from the Mayo Clinic for sharing with customers of your own health practice.

There's a massive amount of health information available online, and some of it is inaccurate or misleading.  But if you want quality evidence-based health information, a trip to the Mayo Clinic website is worth the visit.

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